The upper portion of the spiral ligament contains numerous capillary loops and small blood vessels, and is termed the stria vascularis. It produces endolymph for the scala media, one of the three fluid-filled compartments of the cochlea. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stria_vascularis ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
stria vascularis ductus cochlearis [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0001819 ]
definition
  • The upper portion of the spiral ligament contains numerous capillary loops and small blood vessels, and is termed the stria vascularis. It produces endolymph for the scala media, one of the three fluid-filled compartments of the cochlea. [WP,unvetted].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Cochlea-crosssection.png
external ontology notes
  • represented as a wall in FMA. MESH def implies part of spiral ligament but better represented as adjacency / overlaps
has exact synonym
  • vascular stripe of cochlear duct
  • stria vascularis of cochlea
  • psalterial cord
  • stria vascularis
has related synonym
  • vascular stria of cochlear duct
  • stria vascularis ductus cochlearis
id
  • UBERON:0002282